Majority in the US Senate must be defined only in December; Republicans move closer to House control

O republicano Herschel Walker e o democrata Raphael Warnock
Republican Herschel Walker and Democrat Raphael Warnock
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Control of the US Senate can only be defined in December, when the second round between Republican Herschel will be held on the 6th. Walker and Democrat Raphael Warnock .
09163333According to projections of the American press, with 49% of the votes counted, neither of them can get more than 50 % of the vote (there was a third candidate in the running ), which will require a supplementary vote.

They were in dispute in the presidential midterm elections, held on Tuesday (8), 35 of the hundred seats in the Senate. The occupants of 32 seats have already been defined, and for now, the Republican Party adds 49 seats (adding those not are in dispute), while Democrats add 32.09163333

In addition to Georgia, Arizona and Nevada are undefined, with Democrats and Republicans leading the way, respectively. That way, President Joe Biden’s party would have 49 seats and the opposition, with 50, but the Democrats could regain the majority if they win the second round in Georgia, as vice president Kamala Harris, as president of the Senate, can vote in cases of a tie.09163333
In the Chamber, where all 435 seats were up for grabs, republicans already add 203 seats and only need more to guarantee the majority . The Democrats have secured 49 seats for now.

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